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Higashi Naruse Village, “Holy Land of Hermit”

Higashi Naruse Village is located eastern-south edge of Akita Pref., Japan. The closest JR station is Jumonji(JR Ohu Line) where you can change Yamagata Shinkansen at Shinjo. This village is well-know as “Holy Land of Hermit”. Once a year they offer you training course to become hermit. In this year the training course was held on Aug3-5(2nights 3days). 25 challengers including several from Taiwan joined this course. First of all they tried to make straw sandals which they put on during training. Then they started the substantial training including Zen meditation and transcribing a sutra. The most hard training is meditation by sitting under waterfall. Even in the summer the water of the waterfall is under 10 degree. They train themselves in heart and body in this severe condition. After 3days training the participants got the certificate of Hermit. Every year this course is held in the summer. For details please contact Higashi Naruse Tourist Office. Phone: 0182-38-8411

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Higashi Naruse Village, "Holy Land of Hermit"

Higashi Naruse Village is located eastern-south edge of Akita Pref., Japan. The closest JR station is Jumonji(JR Ohu Line) where you can change Yamagata Shinkansen at Shinjo. This village is well-know as “Holy Land of Hermit”. Once a year they offer you training course to become hermit. In this year the training course was held on Aug3-5(2nights 3days). 25 challengers including several from Taiwan joined this course. First of all they tried to make straw sandals which they put on during training. Then they started the substantial training including Zen meditation and transcribing a sutra. The most hard training is meditation by sitting under waterfall. Even in the summer the water of the waterfall is under 10 degree. They train themselves in heart and body in this severe condition. After 3days training the participants got the certificate of Hermit. Every year this course is held in the summer. For details please contact Higashi Naruse Tourist Office. Phone: 0182-38-8411

Esashi town, “Walk in the nostalgic seaside town wearing Kimono”

Esashi town is located in about 1.5 hours drive(70km) from Hakodate. So, you can enjoy one day trip from Hakodate. This town still remains its prosperous assets when herring fishing was very successful. To enjoy this town I recommend you to wear Japanese Kimono at first. You  can make reservation of the rental of Kimono as well as hair setting and Kimono wearing at “Kamiyuiya” shop located at Esashi Inishie Road. Kamiyuiya Phone: 0139-52-6565 Price: ¥2000 for Kimono rental and ¥1000 for hair setting You can choose your favorite Kimono at the shop. After you wear Kimono and arrange your hair, let’s start walking along the Esashi Inishie Road. Many of the buildings from the prosperous days including wholesale warehouses, tradesmen’s houses, shrines and temples still remain in the downtown area of Esashi along the coast. You can watch these historical assets in the Inishie Road. After you walk along Inishie Road, why don’t you listen traditional Japanese folk music “Esashi Oiwake”. Esashi Oiwake is the song to encourage the boatmen for successful catching of the fishes. The Esashi Oiwake Hall is located just close to Inishie Road, which you can easily find. The live performance is made three times […]

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Esashi town, "Walk in the nostalgic seaside town wearing Kimono"

Esashi town is located in about 1.5 hours drive(70km) from Hakodate. So, you can enjoy one day trip from Hakodate. This town still remains its prosperous assets when herring fishing was very successful. To enjoy this town I recommend you to wear Japanese Kimono at first. You  can make reservation of the rental of Kimono as well as hair setting and Kimono wearing at “Kamiyuiya” shop located at Esashi Inishie Road. Kamiyuiya Phone: 0139-52-6565 Price: ¥2000 for Kimono rental and ¥1000 for hair setting You can choose your favorite Kimono at the shop. After you wear Kimono and arrange your hair, let’s start walking along the Esashi Inishie Road. Many of the buildings from the prosperous days including wholesale warehouses, tradesmen’s houses, shrines and temples still remain in the downtown area of Esashi along the coast. You can watch these historical assets in the Inishie Road. After you walk along Inishie Road, why don’t you listen traditional Japanese folk music “Esashi Oiwake”. Esashi Oiwake is the song to encourage the boatmen for successful catching of the fishes. The Esashi Oiwake Hall is located just close to Inishie Road, which you can easily find. The live performance is made three times […]

Tsurui Village, “Beautiful Sunset”

From Tsurui Village you can go to the famous sunset spots. The first one is Kushiro Harbor. It is said that the sunset at Kushiro Harbor is one of the most beautiful sunsets in the world.(Other 2 are Manila, Philippines and Sydney, Australia.) You can reach to Kushiro Harbor by car in about 30 min. (30km) The second is Lake Akan. Lake Akan is famous for round green alga. But, the sunset here is also so nice. From Tsurui to Akan it takes about 1 hour drive.(60km)  

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Tsurui Village, "Beautiful Sunset"

From Tsurui Village you can go to the famous sunset spots. The first one is Kushiro Harbor. It is said that the sunset at Kushiro Harbor is one of the most beautiful sunsets in the world.(Other 2 are Manila, Philippines and Sydney, Australia.) You can reach to Kushiro Harbor by car in about 30 min. (30km) The second is Lake Akan. Lake Akan is famous for round green alga. But, the sunset here is also so nice. From Tsurui to Akan it takes about 1 hour drive.(60km)  

Kuromatsunai town, “Play with the nature”

Kuromatsunai town is located just between Sappooro and Hakodate, so it may be nice to visit this wonderful nature town from either city. The first activity is guided walk in the Beech Forest. You can enjoy the relaxed time in the forest in any season, The second activity is fishing. There is Shubuto-river flowing throughout Komatsunai, where you can enjoy fishing of young trout and sweetfish and others. Furthermore thanks to nice location of Kuromatsunai(approx. 30km distance only from both of Sea of Japan and Pacific Ocean) you even can challenge for sea fishing for left-eyed flounder, Hokke fish and others. You can contact more detailed info of all the activities available at Kuromatsunai and make reservation at Kuromatsunai Tourist Association. https://www.bunasatotourism.com Phone 0136-72-3597

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Kuromatsunai town, "Play with the nature"

Kuromatsunai town is located just between Sappooro and Hakodate, so it may be nice to visit this wonderful nature town from either city. The first activity is guided walk in the Beech Forest. You can enjoy the relaxed time in the forest in any season, The second activity is fishing. There is Shubuto-river flowing throughout Komatsunai, where you can enjoy fishing of young trout and sweetfish and others. Furthermore thanks to nice location of Kuromatsunai(approx. 30km distance only from both of Sea of Japan and Pacific Ocean) you even can challenge for sea fishing for left-eyed flounder, Hokke fish and others. You can contact more detailed info of all the activities available at Kuromatsunai and make reservation at Kuromatsunai Tourist Association. https://www.bunasatotourism.com Phone 0136-72-3597

Shibetsu town, “Town of Salmon”

Shibetsu town is located at southern east of Hokkaido. Its name means “town living salmon” in Ainu language, so the most of the sightseeing spots are related to Salmon. The most recommended place is “Salmon Museum”. You can learn a lot about salmon and also have nice experience. Dr.Fish is interesting experience that small salmons remove your unnecessary Keratin. There is another thrilling experience that  killer wale bite your finger. If you are brave enough, why don’t you try this! You can get the certificate. Please refer their official web; http://s-salmon.com/p_eng.pdf

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Shibetsu town, "Town of Salmon"

Shibetsu town is located at southern east of Hokkaido. Its name means “town living salmon” in Ainu language, so the most of the sightseeing spots are related to Salmon. The most recommended place is “Salmon Museum”. You can learn a lot about salmon and also have nice experience. Dr.Fish is interesting experience that small salmons remove your unnecessary Keratin. There is another thrilling experience that  killer wale bite your finger. If you are brave enough, why don’t you try this! You can get the certificate. Please refer their official web; http://s-salmon.com/p_eng.pdf

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